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According to Airbnb, its site hosts more than 6 million listings worldwide. (Photo: Shutterstock) According to Airbnb, its site hosts more than 6 million listings worldwide. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Airbnb has invaded the travel scene by offering vacationers a ‘home away from home’ — a sentiment some renters value more than others.

From property damage to stolen goods, allowing strangers into a home comes with plenty of risks, and the insurance market is still learning how to best cover the needs of homeowners who choose to list their property on home-share platforms.

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Heather A. Turner

Heather A. Turner is the managing editor of ALM's NU Property & Casualty Group. She can be reached at [email protected].

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